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I'll See You in My Dreams (1951)

Not Rated | | Biography, Comedy, Musical | 15 September 1952 (UK)
The success and decline of songwriter Gus Kahn is portrayed, with his wife, Grace Kahn, sticking by him the whole time.

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Walter Donaldson
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Fred Thompson
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Anna
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Johnny Martin
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Sam Harris
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Mrs. LeBoy
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Florenz Ziegfeld
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Irene, at age 3
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Donald, at age 4 (as Christy Olson)
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The success and decline of songwriter Gus Kahn is portrayed, with his wife, Grace Kahn, sticking by him the whole time. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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The glorious story of Gus Kahn, the songs he wrote into America's heart, and the girl who put them into his!!!


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15 September 1952 (UK)  »

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Jeg faldt for din sang  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The film features 23 of Gus Kahn's songs. See more »

Goofs

Shortly after struggling Gus Kahn moves to Hollywood following the 1929 stock market crash, someone makes a remark that Kahn will know he's made if he can afford a table at Romanoff's restaurant. In reality, Romanoff's didn't open until 1939, just two years before then well-established Kahn died. See more »

Quotes

Gus Kahn: [sings this to the tune of It Had to Be You] It had to be me that had to get you. I stand 5 foot 10, a man among men, but you're 7'2. I meet lots of girls when I make the rounds, but none are like you 7 foot 2, 70 pounds, but you make me thrill and you always will. I realize Betty you look like spaghetti, but what can I do? It's your fingertips that I adore; when you stand up they touch the floor. It had to be you, wonderful you, 7 foot 2.
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Connections

Referenced in Big Jim McLain (1952) See more »

Soundtracks

Pretty Baby
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Music by Egbert Van Alstyne and Tony Jackson
Lyrics by Gus Kahn
Sung by Danny Thomas
Played often throughout the picture
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The best of Doris' last films
2 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

"I'll see you in my dreams" is one of the last really good Doris Day film, which is not only a Musical. A lot of people think, that this extra ordinary actress was only able to play Comedy or Musical Roles. It's has also a dramtic side, which can be compared to her performance in "Young at Heart". I guess "I'll see you in my dreams" was the cause, that she was voted as the Most Popular Actress of the Year in 1952.


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